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Fine Pair of Painted Fan-back Windsor Side Chairs

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
51
Sold for:
$55,350$45,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Fine Pair of Painted Fan-back Windsor Side Chairs, probably Massachusetts, c. 1795, the concave crest rails with scroll-carved terminals above eight spindles, vase- and ring-turned stiles on carved saddle seats, splayed vase- and ring-turned legs joined by swelled ring-turned stretchers with original surface of green paint and early 19th century black and red graining with yellow striping, ht. 37 1/4, seat ht. 18 1/4 in.

Provenance: Rev. W. Brooks Rice; W. Brooks Rice Jr.; by descent to the present owners.
Estimate $8,000-12,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

W. Brooks Rice Jr., W. Brooks Rice, Windsor, Graining

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